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The following projects are produced as either Masters of Engineering designs or as undergraduate independent study topics for Bruce Land. They include projects carried out by Electrical and Computer Engineering and Neurobiology students. Links to older Computer Science projects are also included. Some of the student projects from this page have been published.

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 |2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998-1994

2016-2017 school year

LED Light Stick
by Stefano Barbier
ece4999 Independent Study, Aug 2016


 

PIC32 USB mass store
by Douglas Katz and Fred Kummer
ece4999 Independent Study, Dec 2016


 

Porting Amber to DE1-SoC
by Mohammad Saifee Dohadwala
ece4999 Independent Study, Dec 2016


 

2015-2016 school year -- Poster Session and more posters

Running Linux on DE1-SOC
by MANISH PATEL and SYED TAHMID MAHBUB
ece4999 Independent Study, Dec 2015


 

IR Signals for Finger Movement Detection
by Sahil Gupta and Mashrur Mohiuddin
ece4999 Independent Study, Dec 2015


 

NRF24L01 library for PIC32
by Douglas Katz, Fred Kummer
ece4999 Independent Study, May 2016


 

ECE Toolkit for Android
by Ryan Laws
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

SEPARATION OF SINGING VOICE AND MUSIC
by Tengli Fu
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

Digital Scope Implemented on Altera DE1-SoC
by Hanchen Jin
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016
(video)

 

System Integration of BioHaptix System for Tissue Impedance Measurement
by Shiva Vignesh Rajagopal
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

Peripheral Pin Select APP -PIC32 Development
by Lin Wang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

Personal Solar-Powered Water Storage Regulation
by Christopher Ryan Land
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

NON-METALLIC HUMAN VAGUS NERVE STIMULATOR
by Mengqiao Li and Sijian Yan
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

Evolvable FIR Filter Design in Hardware and Software
by Edward Luckett
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

AUTOMATIC MUSIC NOTATION WITH CAPACITIVE TOUCH PIANO
by Wendian Jiang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

ANALYSIS OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL DATA
by Wen Fan, Wentao Li, Yiqing Li
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

SLEEPING DISORDER DETECTION VIA TREMOR SENSING
by Rishi Sharan
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

Bluetooth Low Energy Door Lock with Ambient Noise Number Generation
by Danielle Regis
Masters of Engineering project, May 2016


 

2014-2015 school year

Low-Cost Wireless High Water Detection System
by Chen-hang (Michael) Yen
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2014


 

Let Music Ease Your Bike Ride!
by Siyu Chen
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2014


 

Guardian A Wearable Medical Alert System
by Eileen Liu
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2014


 

COMPACT FIRMWARE UPGRADER FOR ROBOT SYSTEM BASED ON IAP METHODOLOGY
by Wancheng Zhou
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

CHEST DISCOMFORT AID
by Pooja Bangalore Ramachandra
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

BEE HIVE TEMPERATURE AND SOUND MONITOR
by Madhuri Kandepi
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

PIC32 DEVELOPMENT for ECE4760
by Alexander Keith Whiteway
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

ROBOTIC MAZE-MAPPING AS A JUNIOR-LEVEL DESIGN PROJECT
by Olivia Rae Gustafson
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

LED Juggling Balls with Pattern Detection
by Jesse Haydn Checkla
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

PIC32 USB development
by Qinrong Yu
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

Stereoscopic Depth on an FPGA via OpenCL
by Ahmed Kamel and Aashish Agarwal
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

Using the DE1-SOC FPGA
by Ahmed Kamel
ECE4999, August 2015


 

Tissue Impedance and Biomechanical Measurement Device Modification
by Mingyuan Huang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

Affective Gaming
by Ponnapati Raghava Manvitha Reddy and Deepak Awari
Masters of Engineering project, May 2015


 

Smart Sprinkler: Water Saving Irrigation Controller for Residential Use
by Andrew Palmer
ECE independent study project, May 2015


 

PIC32 and ESP8266 WiFi (code)
by Mikhail Rudinskiy
ECE independent study project, May 2015


 

2013-2014 school year

Peltier Temperature Controller
by Hanting Lu
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2013


 

FPGA Acceleration of Stochastic Simulation
by Tian Gao
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2013


 

PIC32 DEVELOPMENT BOARD
by Michael David Ross
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2013


 

Comparing the PIC32MX250F128B and Atmel AT91SAM3X8E for teaching
by Syed Tahmid Mahbub
ECE4999 project, Dec 2013


 

Custom DSP on FPGA
by Luísa Jorge Zigmantas and Johny De Souza
ECE4999 project, Dec 2013


 

Hands-on ECG
by Crystal Lu and Sean Hubber
ECE4999 project, April 2014
Circuit Cellar Magazine August 2014, #289, pp 36-42
Circuit Cellar blog


 

MOOC for Microcontroller Design Course
by Mingming Dai, Junhao Dong, Yun Hao, Yuanyuan Gong, and Yize Li
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Microcontroller Control System for Heart Valve Bioreactor
by Kang Li
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Crayfish Stretch Receptor Stimulator
by Zequn Huang, Ningning Ding, and Jiachen Hu
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

The xRemote: A Multi-Device Smart Remote Control
by Jianglu Xu, Xiaofan Luan, Zhenxuan Qiu, and Wenzhe Deng
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Eye Monitored Wheel Chair Control
by Ankur Thakkar and Darshan Shah
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Remote-controlled, Solar-powered water pump
by Roland Krieger and Saisrinivasan Mohankumar
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Relaxation Gaming Wrap
by Wei Wang and Yuan Cui
Masters of Engineering project, May 2014


 

Muscle IR Contraction Sensor
by Raghav Subramaniam
ECE4999 project, May 2014


 

Cocktail Automation Management System
by Cameron Glass
Masters of Engineering project, August 2014


 

 

2012-2013 school year

FPGA SYSTEM FOR COMPUTER-AIDED DIAGNOSIS OF
CARDIAC MURMURS

by Michael Yenting Wu
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2012


USB HOST CONTROLLER FOR A MICROCONTROLLER
FOR USE IN ECE 4760

by Terry Young Hwa Kim
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2012


 

REAL-TIME FACE DETECTION AND TRACKING
by Thu-Thao Nguyen
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2012
Hackaday

 

Development of a microcontroller system for a sensor network
used to study behavior of Tachycineta bicolor

by Yichi Zhang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2013

 

Thermistor-Based Respiration Monitor
by Hana Qudsi and Maneesh Gupta
Independent Study, May 2013

 

Data Acquisition Unit for a CVT Dynamometer
by Michael Kilzer
Masters of Engineering project, May 2013

 

Autonomous Quadcopter Docking System
by Sima Mitra
Masters of Engineering project, May 2013

 

Instrument Control for Beam Position Monitor Calibration
by Samuel Fanfan
Masters of Engineering project, May 2013

 

2011-2012 school year

DRIVER’S EFFICIENCY ANALYZER
by Pavel Vasilev
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 

Video Fish Tracking
by Xinjia Huan and Zhao Wei
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 

AWESUM: AUDIO WI‐FI EMBEDDED STREAMING USING MICROCONTROLLERS
by Joseph Michael Montanino and Evan Michael Respaut
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 

INCREMENTAL ENCODER SIGNAL ANALYZER
by Pratik Panchal
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 

DESIGN A WIRELESS LAB FOR ECE4760
by Yi Heng Lee
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 

JointSAFE: A Wearable, Wireless Motion Sensing System for Hip Rehabilitation
by Ninoshka Singh
Masters of Engineering project, May 2012


 


2010-2011 school year

SOFTWARE FOR THE ANALYSIS OF 3D BIOLOGICAL DATA SETS
by Adam McCann
Masters of Engineering project, May 2011


 

Wireless Interface for the "DANI" (Dynamic Automated Nutrition Innovations) Diet Aid Weight Scale
by Jsoon Kim
Masters of Engineering project, May 2011


 

FPGA ROCK BAND PLAYER
by Jeffrey Yates and Thomas Gowing
Masters of Engineering project, May 2011


 

HEAD-MOUNTED EYE TRACKER
by Anil Ram Viswanathan and Zelan Xiao
Masters of Engineering project, May 2011
Hackaday

 

SOLAR HOT WATER HEATER NET ENERGY MONITOR
by Xun Yang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2011


 

CIRCUIT BOARD AND MICROCONTROLLER SOFTWARE DESIGN
FOR A SATELLITE POWER SYSTEM

by Rajesh Atluri
Masters of Engineering project, August 2011


 


2009-2010 school year (Some projects were converted to slides for the ECE video displays.)

Adaptive Cancellation of Periodic 60 Hz Noise
by Kyle Wesson and Robert t Ochshorn
Senior project, August 2009


 

FPGA-BASED REAL-TIME GPS RECEIVER
by Adam Shapiro
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2009


 

TOUCH SCREEN USER INTERFACE FOR THE
CORNELL AUTOMOTIVE X-PRIZE COMPETITION CAR
by Tim K. Sams
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

ELECTRICAL DESIGNS IN A SERIES PLUG IN HYBRID
ELECTRIC VEHICLE

by Andrew Tomson Gifft
Masters of Engineering project, August 2010


 

ONBOARD WEATHER STATION
by Allison P. Smyth
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

ARDUINO BASED WIRELESS POWER METER
by Christopher McNally
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

SOUND IDENTIFICATION OF LOONS
by Sajeev Chandrashekhar Krishnan
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

POWER HARVESTING WIRELESS SENSOR SYSTEM
by Jeffrey S. Melville
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

Graphics pipeline on FPGA
by Noé Girand
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

TWO-DIMENSIONAL GRAPHICS CARD (GPU) ON AN ALTERA FPGA
by Peter Alexander Greczner
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

Preliminary Design of a Systematic Gain Calibration Tool Using MATLAB
by Samuel Fanfan
Independent study, May 2010


 

NEXT GENERATION ATMEL ATMEGA644 PROTOTYPE BOARD
by Nathan Isaac Chun
Masters of Engineering project, May 2010


 

ORTHOGONAL FREQUENCY DIVISION MULTIPLEXING (OFDM) TRANSCEIVER DESIGN
by Michal Litwin
Masters of Engineering project, August 2010


 

Micro Hydro Portable Inexpensive Power For Rural India
by Avtar S. Khalsa
Masters of Engineering project, August 2010


 


2008-2009 school year

CUSD control systems
by Joshua De La Rosa
REU, August 2008


 

Digital oscilloscope and high speed analog conversion card
for the DE2 development board.

by Adam Walter Hart
Masters of Engineering project, August 2008


 

ZIGBEE DATA ACQUISITION (DAQ) MODULE
FOR THE CORNELL UNIVERSITY BAJA RACING TEAM

by Joseph S. Neiss,
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2008


 

Wireless Digital Video Camera
by Benjamin Tang,
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2008


 

Computer Vision based Ball Catcher
by Peter Greczner and Matthew Rosoff
Senior project, Dec 2008


 

Optimization of renewable sources of energy use
for a farmland application at Ridgecrest, NY

by Ashim Jolly
Masters of Engineering project, May 2009


 

Control system for the solar hot water collection alternative system
of Cornell University Solar Decathlon House

by Wei-jiunn (Vic) Jang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2009


 

Implementation of iPhone interface for mControl of CUSD
by Aakanksha Singh
Masters of Engineering project, August 2009


 

Cornell University Solar Decathlon House Automation Control System
by Roshan Joy Jacob
Masters of Engineering project, August 2009


 

GCC Video Code for ATmega644 Microcontroller
by Shane J Pryor
Masters of Engineering project, May 2009


 

Sentinel Network
by Ruibing Wang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2009


 

Energy Monitor
by Xi Guo
Masters of Engineering project, May 2009


 

Pulse Oximeter on an ATmega644 Microcontroller
by Cathy Chen and Shane Pryor
Senior project, May 2009


 


2007-2008 school year

Parallel Coordinates
by Ankur Kumar
Senior project, Dec 2007


 

MagLev
by Matthew Rosoff
Sophomore project, Dec 2007


 

Adaptively Networked Extendible Multiprocessor Architecture
by Idan Beck
Masters of Engineering project, Jan 2008


 

Software Implemented Atmel Mega32 Universal Serial Bus Host Controller
by Chris Leary and Devrin Talen
Senior Project, April 2008


 

WIRELESS PULSE RATE MONITORING USING NEAR FIELD COMMUNICATION
by Hemanshu K Chawda and Zi Ling Kang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2008


 

DDR RAM CONTROLLER FOR THE CYCLONE II FPGA
by Denis Pyatkov
Masters of Engineering project, May 2008


 

Low Cost, Audio-Speed, Digital Oscilloscope
by Morgan D. Jones
Masters of Engineering project, May 2008


 

FPGA Virtual Air Hockey
by Ping-Hong Lu
Masters of Engineering project, May 2008


 

MEMS Inertial Navigation System
by Jordan Crittenden and Parker Evans
Senior project, May 2008


 

Frequency Domain Guitar Effects Processor
by Steven J Pelley
Senior project, May 2008


 

CUmote
by Andrew B. Godbehere
Senior project, May 2008


 


2006-2007 school year

Complex Impedance meter
by Yi Zhang
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2006

 

Mega32 to Lantronix-Xport network interface
by Diego Asturias
Senior project, Dec 2006


 

Atari on an FPGA
by Daniel Brian Beer
Masters of Engineering project, May 2007


 

CUSAT TEAM: TELEMETRY & COMMAND SUBSYSTEM
MEMORY MANAGEMENT AND FLASH INTERFACE

by Tyler Dolen
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2006


 

A MIPS R10000-Like Out-Of-Order Microprocessor Implementation
in Verilog HDL

by Scott Thomas Bingham
Masters of Engineering project, May 2007


 


2005-2006 school year

Atmel Mega32 Debugger
by William J. Goodrich
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2005

Servo Light Tracker (mpegs: normal gain, slight oscillation(gain high), oscillating (gain very high))
Possible ECE476 lab
by Kevin Wong
Senior Project, Dec 2005

 

Design of an Inertial Navigation Unit using MEMS sensors
by Maksim Eskin
Masters of Engineering project, Jan 2006

Color Video
by Alan Levy
Senior Project, Dec 2005

Wireless Protocol
by Meghan Desai
Senior Project, Dec 2005
User interface spec

Capacitance sensor Theremin
by Catherine Kung
Masters of Engineering project, April 2006

Cell phone security system
by Jason Chiang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2006

Lockout, Scoring, and Timing System
by Richard J. D. West
Masters of Engineering project, May 2006

MPI multiprocessing for Atmel microprocessors
by Kalim Moghul
Masters of Engineering project, May 2006

Shape memory alloy prothetics
by Benjamin Maddoff and Usuf Husain
Senior project, May 2006

Zigbee wireless microcontroller network
by Scott Bingham and Yunfan Donald Zhang
Senior project, May 2006

Fetal Pacemaker
by Manasi Safaya
BME Masters of Engineering project, May 2006

Floating Point Hardware for Mega32
by Kenny Chi Kin Lo
Masters of Engineering project, August 2006

Simulated Evolution for teaching math
by Chris Quinn
NBB Senior project, August 2006


2004-2005 school year

Wireless Retrieval of Vital Signs via RFID
by Daniel Golden
Senior project, Dec 2004

 

Electric field animal presence detector
by Catherine Kung
Senior project, May 2005

 

WIRELESS PEOPLE COUNTING SENSOR
NETWORK,PEOPLE ATTRACTOR,
AND TEMPO INDICATOR

by Eric Chieh-Yin Lee (ECE) and Arun Israel (CS)
Masters of Engineering project, May 2005

 

Inverted Pendulum
by John Stang
Masters of Engineering project, May 2005

HomeNet - A Wireless Network of Household Appliances
by Eric Holmberg-Weidler andDavid MacLeod
Masters of Engineering project, May 2005

 

RFID APPLICATION FOR
BIOLOGICAL TELEMETRY

by Diana M. Rodriguez Tobon
Masters of Engineering project, May 2005

 


2003-2004 school year

Intelligent MIDI Sequencing with Hamster Control
by Levy Lorenzo
Masters of Engineering project, August 2003
slashdot article , Gizmodo, slashed(again) , G4 TV Friday, April 15, 2005


 

An Acceleration Measuring System via Radio Frequency Communication
by Kim Fung Wong
Masters of Engineering project, Dec 2003

 

Slotcar -- A possible ECE476 motor lab
by John Stang
Senior project, Dec 2003

 

Wireless USB
by Sean Keller
Masters of Engineering project, Jan 2004

 

Embedded Atmel
Mega32 webserver

by Tzeming Tan, Jeremy
Masters of Engineering project, May 2004

 

Wireless ECG
by Mathew David Melnyk
and Joshua Marc Silbermann
Masters of Engineering project, May 2004

 

Secure Solar Power
by Vladimir Kozitsky
Masters of Engineering project, May 2004

 

Graphical LCD driver
by Lucas L. Delaney
Masters of Engineering project, May 2004

 

Sheet Music Interface: MIDI-PC Interface
by Meg Walraed-Sullivan
Masters of Engineering project, August 2004


2002-2003 school year

Video overlay and data logger
by Zhi-Hern Loh
Senior project, November 2002

 

Mixed Signal AVR Simulator
by Engin Ipek
Senior project, December 2002

 

Spider Simulation
by Becky Chu
CS Masters of Engineering project, December 2002
(See also Cornell Chronicle article for 3/13/03, Science News 1Nov2003, and
Spring 2003 Engineering Magazine)


 

Improvement of COrnell Miniature ATmel Operating System (COMATOS) in C Environment
by Nick Liu
Senior project, December 2002

 

Inexpensive wireless telelmetry for animal tracking.
by Christopher Yeou-Hwa Chau
Masters of Engineering project, March 2003

 

Optimization of a integrate and fire network to simulate the behavior of a cricket.
by Bart Sautois
CS Masters of Engineering project, May 2003

 

Mixed Signal Microcontroller Simulator
by Engin Ipek
Senior project, May 2003
(Circuit Cellar Magazine #160, pp 14-19, Nov 2003)

 

Low Cost Integrated Hardware/Software Data Acquisition System
by Howard Marron and Giles Peng
Masters of Engineering project, May 2003

 

Infrared Activity Monitoring System
by Derek Brader
Masters of Engineering project, May 2003

 


2001-2002 school year

Synthesis of a LED-Candle
by Philip Ching
Masters of Engineering project, December 2001
(see also Circuit Cellar Magazine cover article Oct2002)


2000-2001 school year

StinkJet: Valve-Controlled Odor Generator
by Benjamin Greenblatt
Masters of Engineering project, Fall 2000


Digitally controlled analog filter
by Brian Silverstein
Senior project, Fall 2000


EOD Playback Generator
by Joel Avrunin
Senior project, Fall 2000


COMATOS
(CodeVisionC version)
by Benjamin Greenblatt
Jan 2001



VitalCam: Wireless Telemetry and the Internet
by Shaun E. Chandran
Honors Thesis, May 2001


EOD Playback Generator Version 2
by Joel Avrunin
Senior project, May 2001


BUG: Hexapod Walker
by Nidhi Kalra
Senior project, May 2001


 

 


1999-2000 school year

COrnell Miniature ATmel Operating System
(COMATOS)
by Benjamin Greenblatt
Senior project, December 1999

Digital Oscilloscope
by Reid Gurnee
Senior project, December 1999

 

Visual Simulation for a Fly
by Oscar Gendrop Espinosa
Senior project, December 1999

Microcontrolled Biostimulator
by Brian Wong
Senior project, December 1999

Sound Wave Player
by Ariel Paling
Senior project, December 1999

Hardware Modeling of a 5-cell Neural Network
by Michael L. Katz
BOOM, Spring 2000

BioSignals
by Shaun Chandran and Benjamin Greenblatt
Summer 2000


1994-1998 Computer Science projects

From 1993 until 1998, I advised masters of engineering and undergraduate independent study students in the Department of Computer Science.
A few student projects from those years are available.


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